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Waldemar Haffkine

Sir Waldemar Mordechai Wolff Haffkine CIE was a bacteriologist from the Russian Empire whose career was blighted in Russia because he refused to convert from Judaism to Russian Orthodox Christianity. He emigrated and worked at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, where he developed an anti-cholera vaccine that he tried out successfully in India. He is recognized as the first microbiologist who developed and used vaccines against cholera and bubonic plague. He tested the... Read More

Born15 March 1860
Berdyansk, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Died26 October 1930 (aged 70)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Fieldsbacteriology, protozoology
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